“I didn’t have to teach him anything. He just needed, you know, help. There’s nothing more frustrating when you’re trying to speak a language and people just aren’t getting it. So I kind of helped him.” — Juan Namnun discusses working with Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz.
The foundation started in Northeast High School.
When he’s not taming the competition on the Archbishop Ryan football field, Dylan Dopkin is caring for his numerous pets — including four dogs, guinea pigs, mice and frogs — at his Northeast home.
Archbishop Ryan sophomore goalie Devon McDonald is headed into her first year as the defending champs’ varsity goaltender.
Last year had a little bit of everything.
“Whatever I can do to move the ball, I’ll do. I want to win, and I want to do whatever I can to do that. If that means running, I’ll run. If that means throwing, I’ll throw.” — Father Judge quarterback Rob King
Jaquan Amos grew up watching his brother, Tyrik Clary, compete on the Northeast High School football field. Now it’s his time to shine for the Vikings.
Face off: Several hundred local youth ice hockey players recently competed in a series of all-star games at the Wells Fargo Center. The boys, ages 4-15, were invited to play by Ed Snider, CEO of Comcast Spectacor. State Sen. John Sabatina Jr. (D-5th dist.) dropped the opening puck for the Torresdale Hockey Club all-star game. Joining him in the ceremony were hockey club director Joel Schriver (right) and players Danny Mackley (left), Olivia Schriver (second from right) and Brian Christy (center).
Last season, the Father Judge High School soccer squad lost several players to injuries. Now, the Crusaders are back in full force and ready to score big.
New Orleans Saints lineman Jahri Evans is entering his 10th season in the NFL, but the Frankford graduate still has strong ties to his hometown.